Rich Hagarty is a software developer and Developer Advocate at IBM, currently focusing on Java and Open Source related technologies. Based in Austin, TX, Rich has been active in the developer advocacy community for the past 6 years, working on cloud computing and AI technologies. He has created numerous learning paths, code patterns, articles, and videos - all to help developers understand and utilize IBM services, such as Watson Discovery and Assistant, IBM Cloud Paks, as well as Red Hat OpenShift container security and deployment. Previous to IBM, Rich worked at HP, where he developed hardware device management software as well as Open Source solutions. Rich's passion is to engage and share new and exciting technologies with developers.